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    Identification of disorder in child suffering low Ig count

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    A): Specify the child's problem in immunologic terms, and tell how it explains his symptoms.

    B). Speculate BRIEFLY on the underlying mechanism of the child's disease, AND its likely mode of transmission.

    C). What would you do to treat this child? What potential problems do you foresee with your treatment?

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    A): Immunoglobulin deficiency syndromes are a group of immunodeficiency disorders in which the patient has a reduced number of or lack of antibodies.
    The child suffers from deficiency of immunoglobulin classes. He is deficient in IgM and IgG. This has been identified as autosomal recessive ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution underlines the disorder a child is suffering from on the basis of his cell and immunoglobulin count. The solution also explains the symptoms for the disorder, mechanism underlying the disease, treatment to be recommended and the problems to be faced during the treatment.